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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> this is our first task as a society. keeping our children safe. >> president obama calls on americans and congress to back sweeping new changes to national gun control laws set in motion by the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> president obama signed 23 executive orders that he says will reduce gun violence in america. [ cheers and applause ] >> the president surrounded himself with children who wrote him letters about guns following the massacre in connecticut. one wrote there should be a limit on how many guns a person can own. >> letting schools use federal funding to improve school safety, by hiring more security. appoint a director of, reinstate a ban on assault weapons, limit high capacity magazines and create a background check system for all gun sales. >> i believe most gun owners agree we can respect the second amendment while keeping few from inflicting massive harm. ktvu's noelle walker has more. >> reporter
of a millionaire last november. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega joins us live with information that the prostitute giving information to two gang members about the mansion. >> reporter: all four defendants in this case will be appearing here in court on february 4th to enter a plea. the chronicle is reporting that the lone female defendant gave people associated with an oakland gang information that ultimately led to this home invasion and murder. 24-year-old raven dixon is behind bars. she also faces a gang enhancement. the chronicle is reports that she worked as a prostitute for kumar and passed along information about the mansion, including the lateout. coincidently, the oakland police chief said that is the same group involved in a gang war. the chronicle sources say shows people hatched a plan to invade the estate. the district attorney's office have charged three others with kumer's murder. his home was broken into last november while he and his wife were home. kumar's body was found inside but the police won't say how he was killed. the court had documents sealed because
is expected to pass. reporting live, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details on the plan. as part of making schools safer he wants more resource officers and counselors, the end freeze on gun violence research. and he calls for improving mental health services to do more than just keep guns out of the people with mental illness. >> the nra issued a statement inpanse to the president -- in response to the president's initiative. the nra will continue to focus on keeping our children safe and prosecuting violent criminals. attacking fire arms and ignoring children is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. only honest law-abiding gun owners will be effected and our children will remain vulnerable. the nra is creating a stir today with a video that adds the president's dotters to the debate -- daughters to the debate. this doesn't show his daughters but it accuses president obama of being a hypocrite because he opposes the use of armed guards at schools while his daughters are protected by armed guards. the white house said the add is cowardly. >>> a bill to protect the pri
unveiled his gun control program and what he wants the american people to do now. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, welcome to a brand-new day, thursday january 17th, i am dave clark. >> thank you for waking up with us, steve it sounds mild through the weekend. >>> high temperatures are warming up as well and inland it is kind of a damp cold, 20s in livermore, fairfield is close, santa rosa 28, redwood city 34 and it does feel warmer coast and bay and we will be on the high side with some lower 60s. here is sal. >>> driving through it is getting more crowded through antioch and pittsburgh and also the bay bridge, they cleared the stalled vehicle but traffic is still slow and metering lights are on and we will have more of an update coming up in a few minutes. >>> the outbreak of the norovirus has hit the county. it hit an elementary school just last week, paul has more on what you can do. >> reporter: this has not been confirmed yes, and it is a suspected case of norovirus. this is the school behind me and it is burton
and hard-fought fight. in washington, emily schmidt, k.t.v.u., channel 2 news. >>> other executive orders issued by the president deal with mental health, including making sure doctors know they can ask patients about guns in their homes. clarifying medicaid's mental health service provisions, and telling healthcare providers they can report threats of violence. >>> gun control is a divisive issue. we asked people in martinez and pleasant hill what they thought of the president's plan. some were at the martinez gun club. others in downtown pleasant hill. some were gun owners, some were not. now remember, this an unscientific sampling of opinion. >> i think most of what he says is probably right. i think that the ban on the magazines greater than 10 is just fine. >> it almost wouldn't even be so bad to see a -- like a mental health like checkup, one time you saw a psychiatrist something to see if you were fit. >> everyone we talked with agrees that gun buyers should go through background checks and it's challenging to keep guns away from the mentally ill. k.t.v.u. viewers are weighing in o
. >>> people are being urged to take cover after a nasty outbreak in contra costa, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning everybody, it is thursday january 17th, i am brian flores. >> thanks for waking up with us this morning, let's check with steve on the weather it does feel warmer. >> yes, there is a little more moisture in the air. still some upper 30s over a few, but highs look at oakland 62 and 62 in pacifica, here is sal. >>> traffic is looking well around the bay area, we are looking at 24 westbound and it looks good driving to the caldecott tunnel. 101 looks good approaching the 880 split. let's go back to the desk. >>> point information about san francisco restaurants -- important information about san francisco's restaurant here is more on the city's move to make restaurants healthy. >> reporter: starting today you will be able to figure out the public health standards and it is all part of the mayor's initiative to make government information easy to access. he hopes he will make it easily citywide. he will be at a
checks. rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> again, just to clarify here, this is $500 million plan. other proposals the president laid out today, a $150 million funding request for schools to hire police officers, counselors, and psychiatrists. increased funding for a range of mental health services. >>> the national rifle association issued a statement today in response to the president's initiative. it reads in part, only honest, law-abiding gun owners will be affected, and our children will be vulnerable to the inevitability of more tragedy. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the white house called this nra ad repugnant and courtly. it questioned why it's okay for the president's children to have secret service, but not put armed guards at school. most people would agree, the president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. >>> most americans felt ashelled that the newtown shooting could happen in this country. 34% also said there are too many guns in this country. 35% said gun laws should be left unchanged. 5% think gun laws should b
and i will give you a hint, it's not google. reporting live from mountain view, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you think it's ktvu channel 2 news? >> i whats gonna say, it certainly can be -- i was gonna say, it certainly can be. >>> boy, the cars are on the roads, sal. >> highway 4 is one example where we have slow traffic getting into bay point. it's been slow from antioch to pittsburg. we haven't had any major problems. yesterday, we had the problem in pittsburg, today it's just slow traffic. 680 nearby is getting busier from pleasant hill to wa nil -- walnut creek. westbound 24, moderate. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's backed up because of an earlier problem on the bridge. the metering lights had to be slowed down. now things are back to normal. it's about a 20 to 25-minute delay. if you are driving from hayward to fremont this morning, the traffic is getting busker is from 238 to the mowry avenue exit. those two points, 23 minutes up from about 18 minutes. so it keeps getting longer and longer. if you are driving that stretch, give yourself the appropri
for is out, we will tell you which bay area companies landed on top. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning, welcome to a brand-new day, thursday january 17th, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook, steve said it was going to be a little warmer and it felt warmer not warm but warmer. >> i am concerned because i don't think my computer is loaded. we do have some 20s, 30s and 40s and now patchy fog is forming and more on temperatures by the coast, here is sal. >>> things look good as you drive to the tunnel and on the other land side and also 237 heading west is also good as well. here is more at the desk. >>> the norovirus is making its way back and last friday, dozens of students in lafayette became sick. health officials believe the highly contagious norovirus is to blame. according to the contra costa times the norovirus is one of the worst in the county. washing hands can help prevent you from getting sick. some say it is not too late to get a flu shot. they say it could be one of the worst flu seasons in years. doctors are still encouraging everybody to get vacci
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